Thursday, December 23, 2010
Debra Youngblood: Queen Of The Go Go
We have had features on IDR before about Go Go dancing. I came across an article about the craze in a copy of Ebony magazine dated April 1966 on Google Books. The article featured the "Queen of The Go Go" Debra Youngblood - the wife of Lonnie Youngblood. The above photograph shows her being crowned at the Tremount Lounge in New Jersey.
I thought the best record to go with the photo would be Rex Garvin's classic:
But then Lonnie also cut Go Go Shoes: